BALLOONS

USSR (Soviet Union) and Russia Postage - Stamps
1918 - 2000

SETS, SOUVENIR SHEETS, SINGLE STAMPS

 

Issue year

Catalog   Number

Issue Description

Print run

Perf.

Notes

CPA

Michel

Scott

1933

             
 

435

453

C37

5k ultra, Balloon over Moscow,1933

0,050

14

MNH, EF

 

436

454

C38

10k carmine, Balloon over Moscow

0,100

14

MNH, EF

*

437

455

C39

20k violet, Balloon over Moscow

0,100

14

MNH, EF

1934

             
 

467

480A

C50

5k violet-brown, Usyskin

0,150

11

MNH, EF

 

468

481A

C51

10k brown, Vasenko

0,110

11

MNH, EF

 

469

482A

C52

20k ultra, Fedoseinko

0,130

11

MNH, EF

1938

             
 

627

639

680

15k pink, Captive balloon

3,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

631

643

684

50k green, Balloon in flight

3,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

632

644

685

80k brown, Balloon ascent

2,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

1939

             
 

689

712

C76C

50k violet, Overprinted in red

0,400

12,5:12

MNH, EF

1944

             
 

880

892

C78

1r slate-green, Usyskin

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

881

893

C79

1r yellow-green, Vasenko

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

 

882

894

C77

1r blue, Fedoseinko

1,000

12,5

MNH, EF

1956

             
 

1963

1901

1892

40k sepia, Kryakutni's Balloon

1,000

12,5:12

MNH, EF

1958

             
 

2181

2104

2091

40k ultra, Weather balloon and radar

1,500

12:12,5

MNH, EF

1964

             
 

3022

2901B

2888a

10k blue-black, Statue to balloonists

1,000

Imperf.

MNH, EF

 

3023

2901A

2888

10k blue-black, Statue to balloonists

3,000

11,5

MNH, EF

1983

             
 

5413

5293

5163

20k multicol, USSR-1 Balloon flight

4,500

12,5:12

MNH, EF

 

Comments and Abbreviations

Stamps are referenced by CPA Stamp Catalog (Moscow, 1983), Michel (2002/2003) and Scott (2002/2003).
Stamp from set marked (*) my be available as single stamp.
CPA - "Souzpechat" Central Philatelic Agency under the Ministry of Communications of the USSR. CPA catalog numbering of 1918-1980 RSFSR and USSR postage-stamps are accepted in the Russia up to days ( have a look at V.Soloviev "1857-1991 Postage-Stamps of Russian and USSR. Catalog - Reference. 2002/2003 ".
The number of stamps printed (column Print run) is quoted in millions.
MNH - Mint never hinged
MLH - Mint lightly hinged
MH - mint hinged
F - fine stamp condition
VF - very fine stamp condition
EF - extremely fine stamp condition
S - superb, better than EF
SEC - Special Event Cancel
CTO - Cancelled to order
Imperf. - Imperforated stamp

 

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